He couldn’t very well paddle back up the Mississippi River (against the current and all), so he kayaked up the East Coast to New York, and he’s now heading up the Hudson River. He’ll hit Lake Champlain, the Ottawa River, Lake Huron and then Superior.
He’s still got a long way to go, and he’s being chased by winter. The days start getting shorter next Friday.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.